How to discover overlooked stock picks in this bull market

How to discover overlooked stock picks in this bull market

At-home investors may be wondering how to find overlooked companies in which to buy shares at a time when a historic bull market enters another decade and concerns about valuations are present. The way to start, according to CNBC’s Jim Cramer, is a process called a “read-through.” “So much of successful investing is about read-throughs, … Read more…

S&P 500 rises, tops 3,200 for the first time as investors ignore Trump's impeachment

S&P 500 rises, tops 3,200 for the first time as investors ignore Trump’s impeachment

Stocks rose to all-time highs on Thursday as investors looked past the news of President Donald Trump’s impeachment by the House as well as mixed U.S. economic data. The S&P 500 advanced 0.5% to 3,205.37, marking its first close above 3,200. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 137.68 points, or 0.5% to 28,376.96. The Nasdaq … Read more…

Disney, Las Vegas Sands, Fiat Chrysler & more

Accenture, Conagra, Rite Aid, TiVo & more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Accenture (ACN) – The consulting firm reported quarterly profit of $2.09 per share, 9 cents a share above estimates. Revenue also beat forecasts, and Accenture raised the lower end of its 2020 adjusted earnings forecast. Conagra Brands (CAG) – Conagra beat estimates by 6 cents a … Read more…

Nike earnings, jobless claims, home sales

Nike earnings, jobless claims, home sales

Seen through a store window, a Nike employee stands in the entryway of the Nike SoHo store in New York City. Drew Angerer | Getty Images Here are the most important things to know about Thursday before you hit the door. 1. Nike earnings on deck Shoe giant Nike reports fiscal second quarter earnings after … Read more…

China trade deal let's us focus on some big earnings reports

China trade deal let’s us focus on some big earnings reports

An initial United States-China trade agreement appears to finally be coming to fruition. CNBC’s Jim Cramer noted that the Chinese government has a history of backing away from its verbal commitments, but said the tariffs that remain on imports from China are a “powerful enforcement mechanism.” The “phase one” deal, which has yet to be … Read more…

S&P 500 closes at new record as Wall Street bets Fed will lower rates, Dow surges nearly 250 points

S&P 500 closes at new record as Wall Street bets Fed will lower rates, Dow surges nearly 250 points

Stocks rallied on Thursday, led by strong gains in tech and energy shares, as Wall Street cheered the possibility that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates next month. The S&P 500 surged 1% to 2,954.18, a record close. The broad index also hit an intraday record of 2,958.06. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 249.17 … Read more…